Gator men’s basketball team dominates Stony Brook, 87-62

Florida played without usual starting guard Myreon Jones (health & safety protocols)
Fleming, Jitoboh big in UF win
Published: Dec. 22, 2021 at 5:16 PM EST
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GAINESVILLE, Fla. (WCJB) -The Florida men’s basketball team scored the first 10 points in Wednesday afternoon’s matchup against Stony Brook and cruised to a season-high point total in an easy 87-62 win over the Seawolves at the O’Connell Center. Florida (9-3) shot 53 percent for the game and enters SEC play next Wednesday on a winning note.

Phlandrous Fleming tallied 20 points, his most as a Gator, while Colin Castleton added 15. Jason Jitoboh also chipped in a career-high 12 points off the bench. It truly was a balanced effort as no Gator took more than eight shots from the field. Florida played without usual starting guard Myreon Jones due to health & safety protocols.

The Gators led 48-27 at halftime and had its largest advantage of 31 points in the second half.

Florida enters conference play on Wednesday, Dec. 29 at Ole Miss.

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